Origin of lorimer
Examples from the Web for lorimer
The paper published a portrait of Mrs. Lorimer, at which Meldon glanced.The Simpkins Plot|George A. Birmingham
Lorimer listened patiently with a forbearing smile on his open, ruddy countenance.
Mrs. Lorimer had loved her niece, and he had not interfered with the affection.Winter Evening Tales|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
"That suits me perfectly," said Lorimer, as he leisurely sipped his tea.
Lorimer sent in the order afterwards, just as he invited that serpent of a Lloyd Avalons.The Dominant Strain|Anna Chapin Ray
Word Origin for lorimer
c.1200 (mid-12c. as surname), "maker of bits for bridles and saddles, worker in small ironware," from Old French loremier "saddler, harness-maker, military leatherworker" (Modern French lormier), from loraim, from Latin lorum "strap, thong, rein of a bridle," from PIE root *wel- "to turn" (see volvox).